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Cruise wastewater: No progress without high standards (pt 2)

SITKA, ALASKA Alaska Cruise Initiative co-sponsor Gershon Cohen says major polluters must be compelled to clean up their acts. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has given the industry two years to meet discharge permit standards. Cohen says Alaska voters recognized in 2006 that major industry rarely develops cleaner technologies without regulatory pressure.
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